Secretary: Jude Addicott We meet Tuesdays at Chard Youth Club from 6pm – 8.30pm. We encourage the physical and mental development on the child with games and challenges for children 6-8 years Beavers, 8-10 years Cubs and 10-14 years scouts.
Tel: 01460 220181
Contact: Mary Denslow The 2nd Chard Boys Brigade meet between 6pm and 7.30pm on Tuesday evenings at The Methodist Church Hall for boys aged 5-18 years. Our evening include craft, sport, games etc and occasional days out. Badges are awarded annually.
Contact: Mandy Slingsby Uniformed organisation for girls aged from 4 years. We meet at Chard Methodist Church on Monday evenings between 6pm and 7.30pm. Our evenings include games, crafts, go on outings, work towards our badges, make new friends …
Tel: 01460 65762
Contact: Claire Price The Children’s Centre aims to provide universal and targeted services in partnership with children, parents/carers, other agencies and the community that will improve outcomes and opportunities for all children in the geographical …
Tel: 01460 63050
We are passionate about offering children an exciting, stimulating and rich curriculum based on real reasons for learning. We believe that every child should have the opportunity to meet their potential and develop the academic, creative, social …
Tel: Ali on 07753533727, Clive on 07738303755
Email: Ali@beefitfitness.co.uk, Clive@beefitfitness.co.uk
Contact: Ali Mallett & Clive Davis Group Fitness Classes, Elite Personal Training and Holistic & Beauty Treatments.
Tel: 01460 54038
Contact: Mr Ron Jones The club caters for modellers of all forms of land transport, primarily railways. We have our own club room in Chard where we can build and operate projects.
Tel: 01460 65091
Contact: Vince Lean A registered charity for Chard History, housed just West of the Town Centre in a listed building on a 1 acre site. Open from Easter week to November. A small admission charge for adults is made but accompanied children are free.
Tel: 01460 65062
Contact: Lorraine Marshall We are over 60 years into productions and put on an annual pantomime and summer show, as well as charity evenings. Our age range starts at 8-13 years who are known as kittens, 14-17 years who are known as Spyhnx Group and 18y …
Tel: 01460 65904
Contact: Revd. Andy Mills CBC is a Baptist Church made up of Christians from the local area. In addition to our worship and fellowship, we hold youth groups, a toddler group and a friendship group. We also have a café next door (The Welcome Bap), open …
Tel: 01460 66885
Contact: Mrs Joyce Patridge (Membership Secretary) Chard Camera Club meet at The Baptist Church Hall in Holyrood Street, Chard on the first and third Thursdays of each month (excluding July and August) at 7.30pm. Club Members work, who enter the digita …
Contact: Jason Baker (Chairman) Chard Carnival was revived in 1967 and is now in its 50th year. The carnival takes place on the 2nd Saturday in October each year – We also hold a Children’s Carnival on the 1st Saturday in October each year plus other …
Tel: 03444 889623
Chard Citizens Advice Bureau provides free, confidential and impartial advice to the residents of Chard. The Citizens Advice Bureau is held at Forefront Community Centre in the town centre, on Thursdays between 10am-1pm.
Tel: 01460 63829
Cricket Club offering senior cricket on Saturday, Sunday and mid-week. Youth cricket including girls from 10yrs to 16yrs. Newly established women’s cricket also available.
Tel: 01460 61896
Contact: Lesley Cole A friendly group who welcome people of all ages and musical abilities. CES has won a variety of prestigious awards and is widely recognised for the quality of its productions. CES meets at Crowshute House on Mondays at 7.30pm.
Contact: Hillary Mead Chard Folk Dance Club have been meeting for over 40 years. We meet alternate Thursday evenings at Combe St Nicholas Village Hall. We always have a live band and a caller. £2 for members (£5 per year to join) £2.50 for visitors. S …
Contact: Mrs. Lane We are a club for the over 55 years. We have two speakers a month, 5 outings per year. On in days we have bingo and a beetle drive.
Tel: 01460 62449
Contact: Collette Boyle The society is the official town twinning society. It maintains friendship. Anyone, of any age, living in Chard and surrounding villages can join our society. Its aim is to foster good relationships between Chard and Helmstedt a …
Tel: 01460 66040
Contact: Chris Brewchorne (Chairman) or Lisa Brewchorne (Secretary) Chard History Group (CHG) started in 1965, when about 30 people attended the first meeting. It was decided that the Group’s main objectives should be to promote research into, and gain …
Tel: 01460 66629, 07770844693
Contact: Andrew Dare Chard Karate Club teaches juniors from the age of 6 from 7pm to 8pm on Thursday evenings. Seniors from 8pm to 9 pm. New members welcome.
Tel: 01460 77978
Contact: Gary Pennells (Secretary) Association for Naval Personnel who meet monthly to share our core values: unity, loyalty, patriotism and comradeship. We meet on the second Thursday of the month at the Conservative club Chard at 7.30pm.
Tel: 01460 63234
Chard School is an Independent Prep School for children from 2-11 years. We pride ourselves on being ‘an exceptional school with a true family feel’. Please see our school website for more details.
Tel: 01460 68503
Contact: Stephen Moore Afternoon tea dance held at Chardstock Commemorative Hall every Wednesday afternoon between 2pm – 4.30pm. Tea and biscuits provided. An afternoon of sequence and ballroom dancing open to non-members and beginners.
Tel: 01460 220588
Contact: Jacky Boothman Friendly and welcoming tennis club. Three all-weather tennis courts, two of which are floodlit. Lovely new clubhouse, plenty of free parking. Group and individual coaching for all ages and all abilities. League matches for wo …
Tel: 01460 61402
Contact: Mr. Michael Hawes Football Club with four teams. 1st team play in the Toolstation Western League Division 1, Reserve Team play in Devin & Exeter League Division 1, Under 18’s team play in Somerset youth football midweek floodlight league, …
Tel: 01460 261264, 07506238540
We are a community project based on peer support, helping isolated people make friends through activities, and a supported friendly and fun environment at our Thursday pop-up Project & Peer support courses which run throughout Somerset.
Tel: 01460 68724
Contact: Trish O’Brien About: The Centre is currently used by several different groups:- Home Education Centre – provides a meeting place for families who home educate their children for socialising and providing extra curriculum activities on Monday a …
Chairman: Marion Field U3As are self-help, self managed, life long learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full time work, providing opportunities for their members to share learning experiences in a wide range of interest groups a …
Tel: 01460 419527
Contact: The Secretary About: Anglican Church, Church of England in the Diocese of Bath & Wells.
Tel: 01460 65484
Bringing the latest and best in cinema to your community. Screenings are at the Guildhall, Chard every 2nd Friday of the month.
Tel: 01460 65144
Contact: Mr. Tony Prior A charitable company running Crowshute House for the Community. Crowshute House is a community hall housing Chard Amateur Theatre Society, Chard Light Operatic Society, Chard Concert Brass, C.L.O.K.S, Crowshute Luncheon Club (We …
Local Carnival Club
Tel: 01460 68133
At Golden-Oldies we believe that singing is the best way to put a smile on your face. We run monthly singing sessions where we sing songs from the 50s 60s and 70s. You don’t need to have a good voice, just so long as you enjoy music, then Goldie …
Tel: 01460 260100
Holyrood is an outstanding secondary Academy catering for students from 11 – 18 years old. Full details can be found on the academy website and parents of prospective students are invited to contact the Academy to arrange a visit.
Tel: 01460 66265
A Charity set up to support poorer families and individuals of the parish of Chard. In the past the trust has granted funding for various requests such as white goods, carpet, medical equipment and horse riding therapy, for example.
Contact: Mrs. Nora Arnold The League of Friends is a registered charity that provides equipment and facilities for the hospital and patients not available on the NHS. It’s aim is to relieve patients and former patients of the Chard and District Hospita …
About: Members of Meeting Voices Community Choir have been singing together since 2000. We meet in Chard Guildhall’s Town Hall (upstairs) on Wednesday evenings. We sing and enjoy songs from around the world. The atmosphere is deliberately informal, whe …
Tel: 01460 200020
Contact: Liz Toxer About: Monks Yard is a friendly, community based café and venue. For more information please visit our website.
Tel: 01460 63023
Contact: Rotarian Michael Blackmore The Rotary Club of Chard was founded in 1945 and has been active in the Town and surrounding area since. Members represent a wide range of business and professional interests and anyone wishing to consider becoming a …
Tel: 01460 65591
Contact: Chair Person – Mrs. Victoria Sanders About: The Royal British Legion helps members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families all year round. We also campaign to improve their lives, organise the Poppy Appeal …
Tel: 01460 61786 (Jenny), 07782 480034 (Samatha)
Jenny Curtis currently runs the morning Slimming World sessions in Chard Town Hall every Tuesday morning. The first session starts at 9.30am and the second starts at 11.30am. New members always welcome. For more information please contact Jenny …
Tel: 01460 63900, 03303 327997
One of Somerset’s leading training providers with over 20 years experience providing skills, training and leisure courses. We provide apprenticeships, leisure and qualification courses for Maths and English, online learning, careers advice and a …
Contact: Richard Passmore About: StreetSpace South Somerset is a youth organisation working with young people in the area. We provide a number of youth work services including regular detached youth work sessions; where we meet young people out and abo …
Contact: Secretary – Raelene Hope About: Hayley would love to help you lose weight and keep it off for life, come and join our friendly group and live your dreams.
Tel: 01935 404500
About: Our mission is ‘Building Communities’ and we are guided towards that by six themed strategies; Resident Involvement; Homes & Services; Viability; Community Investment; People; and Growth. Yarlington is a high performing organisation with amb …